On December 26, 1974 — 1974 – The Little League is officially open to girls as U.S. President Gerald Ford signs legislation amending the charter of the organization. Little League had sought changes in their charter after a series of lawsuits challenged its boys-only rule.

 


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Baseball Reference December 26

SABR Games Project

National Pastime December 26

National Pastime December 26

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Retro Sheet